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Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACSmember benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACScolleagues. It's all here.

Become a Member
Become a member and receive career-enhancing benefits

Our top priority is providing value to members. Your Member Services team is here to ensure you maximize your ACSmember benefits, participate in College activities, and engage with your ACScolleagues. It's all here.

Membership Benefits
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ACSGovernance

How we’re organized to achieve better surgical outcomes

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ACSGovernance

Collaboration and Cooperation for Better Surgical Outcomes

The policies of the ACSare formulated and implemented through the work and cooperation of various organizational and administrative elements. We’re all working together for better surgical outcomes.

ACSChapters

Chapters provide members with an opportunity to improve the quality of surgical care through engagement at the local level.

Advisory Councils

Advisory Councils enhance the ˽ýӳ’ relationship with the surgical specialties by serving as liaisons between the Board of Regents and specialty organizations.

ACSCommittees

ACSCommittees represent various aspects of the surgical profession to help serve members of the College.

Executive Staff

The ACSis comprised of divisions led by our Executive Staff.

College Officials

Officers

Henri R. Ford, MD, MHA, F˽ýӳ
President
Miami, FL
Tyler G. Hughes, MD, F˽ýӳ
First Vice-President
Salina, KS
Deborah A. Kuhls, MD, F˽ýӳ
Second Vice-President
Las Vegas, NV
E. Christopher Ellison, MD, F˽ýӳ, MAMSE
Immediate Past President
Powell, OH
Sherry M. Wren, MD, F˽ýӳ
Secretary
Palo Alto, CA
Don K. Nakayama, MD, MBA, F˽ýӳ
Treasurer
Chapel Hill, NC
Patricia L. Turner, MD, MBA, F˽ýӳ
Executive Director & CEO
Chicago, IL
Paige A. Rodgers, CPA, MBA
Chief Financial Officer
Chicago, IL

Officers-Elect

Beth H. Sutton, MD, F˽ýӳ
President-Elect
Wichita Falls, TX
Nancy L. Gantt, MD, F˽ýӳ
First Vice-President-Elect
Youngstown, OH
Dennis H. Kraus, MD, F˽ýӳ
Second Vice-President-Elect
Centennial, CO

Conflict of Interest Policy—Officers, Officers-Elect, members of the Board of Regents, members of the Board of Governors Executive Committee, Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the American College Surgeons, and its affiliated organizations.